State of Texas Assessment Readiness (STAAR) information

  • The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) program, which was implemented in Spring 2012, includes annual assessments for:

    Reading and mathematics, grades 3–8
    Writing at grades 4 and 7
    Science at grades 5 and 8
    Social studies at grade 8

    End-of-Course (EOC) assessments for:

    • English I
    • English II
    • Algebra I
    • Biology
    • U.S history

    Students must pass each End-of-Course assessment to be eligible for graduation.

    Students must complete the foundation graduation plan to be elgibile for general admission to Texas public 4-year institutions of higher education and for financial aid.  The Distinguished Level of Achievement is required for automatic admission under the top ten percent rule.